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. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions and holiday hours to be cut, in order to keep receiving bailout funds. >>> with the election behind us, wall street is turning to the fiscal cliff. congress needs to compromise to keep the economy on track ass said by tom baker. >> do you know what the fiscal cliff is? >> actually i don't. >> do you know what the fiscal cliff is? >> i haven't a clue what a fiscal cliff is. >> i haven't heard of that term. >> reporter: you will,
ago. according to the secretary of state's office. 59% of voters in california went to the polls yesterday. in 2008, that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half, or almost 55% of registered voters cast ballots yesterday. >>> the santa clara county registrar said it has almost a quarter million ballots to count. more than 35,000 provisional ballots. >>> stay with the 10:00 news. in 9 minutes, mitt romney's last minute decision after losing the election. plus, a tax hike, statewide. the refund some students will get as a result. and at 10:45 the vote yesterday that could set thousands of inmates free. >>> striking workers at raleys, and knob hill supermarkets rallied for support. they've been on the picket line for four days. workers rallied at this nob hill store in alameda. the workers are against proposed cuts to their health benefits, and also the elimination of people pay on sundays. one worker said he's been with the company for 23 years. >> i believe in this company, and i still believe in it. >> reporter: raley's issued a statement saying in part, it is
's representative on t.a.c., which is california meeting of representatives from all the and i'm our representative on that. months./npbwejñ and i've really enjoyed the time on the.pd7- committee. we give advice to both the commission and the department of aging. knowing what's going on, and letting them know. >> chairgmñ? kim: thank you. and by the way, thank you for correctingcbñ?ñ? me, this is a reappointmentybÑbx by sean le d burn. we have no questions so we'll open it up for public comment. if there is public comment for this item please step up. seeing none, public comment is closed. supervisor ferrell. >> supervisor farrell: i want to thank you for coming forward and for your service and for what is going to be hopefully your continued'r67d)<9 service. thank you and thank you for your representative. ms. russo forward for seat 6. >> chair kim: we have a motion, and we can do that without opposition. thank you. >> thank you. >> chair kim: madam clerk, can you please call item 2. >> linda wong: hearing to considering appointing three 31, 2016 to the veterans.qñ?ñ? s commission. there
're obviously part of the california district attorney's association, as we were talking before the panel began, you shared with me that your organization has previously supported a measure that mark leno brought forward to lower the punishment for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana to a misdemeanor to an infraction. in this case your organization is essentially opposed to it. what do you say to mr. adelman and mr. gascon? >> i think one of the things i want to point out is that in terms of the changes currently taking place in california's criminal justice system is that we have embarked on a very, very large experiment and that's called realignment. prison population in california is going to approach by -- or sometime next year the federal mandate of 130,000. we've already released some 50,000 individuals to serve their time locally, and these offenses that we were talking about here are currently in the list of offenses that were to be served in county jails now. and if the notion here is to provide services and treatment to these individuals from a practical point of view, and i
including murder, robbery and carjacking. part of a crime spree that started in southern california with his wife, tania washington, and allegedly included a jail break and wounding a deputy. prosecutors say on october 5th, they killed ko at her home. on the same day, they robbed a k-mart in sunol. they allegedly stole ko's car. ended up in washington state where they led police on a chase. we tried to speak with the public defender this morning who declined. but prosecutors say that the couple had no tie to hercules. if convicted, they could face life in prison or the death penalty. but prosecutors say that they haven't decided whether or not to pursue the death penalty in this case. he is due back in court on november 16th at 1:30. reporting live in richmond, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> the man in jail accused of gunning down a well-known east palo alto community activist could soon be set free. san mateo county judge dismissing a murder charge against gregory elarms. police say he killed david lewis outside the hillside shopping center back in june of 2010. the judge says polic
feinstein lever for a full term in office. california voters have 11 propositions. among them was proposition 30 the governor's temporary tax measures. the initiative passed by 700,000. dan kerman has the governor's reaction. >> the election last night was a clear and resounding victory for children, schools and the california dream. >> governor jerry brown took his victory lap applauding the voters. and of the people have put their trust in a bowl path forward and i intend to do everything in my power to honor that trust. >> if that would have filled the water triggered massive cuts to education with a shortening of the school of k-12. and tuition increases at the university level. >> we are not seeing those big cutbacks in higher education for going forward. we are going to see about $2,500 per student going into over schools in california for the next four-five years. >> the governor says that there is not going to be any pinch spending with the temporary tax increases instead, the state will pay its bills and invest inright prt this has passed the voter isn't asking to see
education. >> feels like a vote of confidence from the citizens of california and believing in public education. >> reporter: when i talked to the principal two weeks ago it wasn't polling well. today it is a much different feeling. >> this is just -- lifted this huge weight. >> the math was simple, without prop $302 million would have been -- prop 30, $2 million would have been wiped out. >> reporter: they were preparing if the cuts kicked in but not anybody. >> i am filled with emotion. >> reporter: she told me she was able to teach kids kids how elections impacted them. >> i said people decided that they wanted to pay for education. so it will be good for our schools. >> reporter: opponents are disappointed by the results today. a spokesman e-mailed me and said referring to governor jerry brown and his tax measure, he was able to use education to blackmail voters into supporting his tax increase. the voters were duped. but edge cater believe -- educators believe they care about funding public schools. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california state university is se
clinton set during his second term. the head of california republican party raising taxes is still taboo and hopes house republicans hold their ground. >> student compromise is driving the economy down. and they need to work on government reform at all levels. >> time for the guys to reach a compromise here, if congress fails to reach an agreement soon, a tax hike and drastic spending hikes will take affect on january 1. leaders of both parties reaching out on capitol hill. we'll have that development in the second half hour. >> stocks suffered their worst one day loss of the year. the dow dropped and investors looking past the election and focusing on big problems ahead in europe and potentially in washington. cory johnson will join with us a parkt recap in about 10 minutes.. >> now, to the elections over. has outlook changed in silicon valley? >> abc 7 news david louie checks on the pulse of the local economy. >> happening now, i'm david louie. the electric was yesterday, but today a kind of referendum held on wall street. investors selling off in such a way it could impact everything
california on a more solid fiscal footing. >> this takes time and effort but we are on a correct glide path. and the rating agencies gun to put our -- begun to put out their commentary on how california is on a stable path. >> it will raise the sales tax and increase income taxes for people who make $250,000 a year for the next 7 years. >>> the superintendent said today parents and students across the state can breathe a sigh of relief knowing our schools will have the resources for the remainder of the year. >>> californians approved 5-11 ballot measures. the tax measure made the cut, so did prop 35, increases prison sentences and fines for human trafficking convictions. and prop 36, which revises law to impose life sentence only when new felony conviction is serious or violent and the increase on out of state businesses and new state district lines. voters defeated prop 31, and prop 32. a measure to set insurance prices based on a person's history was defeated. they also rejected a second tax measure to raise money for public education. >>> it hasn't happened in 79 years but tonight democ
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area, and along the coast of california, and it allows local organizations and agencies to leverage their local funds, and make those funds go even further through the application of state bond dollars. the conservancy had a great interest for a long time in improving wildlife habitat and public access to the san francisco bay here in southeast san francisco. we partnered with the bay trail, the port of san francisco, literacy for environmental justice, and many other organizations and agencies to develop the heron's head park, to build the heron's head eco center, and now to plan and construct the bike path and this really grand entrance to heron's head. it's completed a really critical gap in the san francisco bay trail which is a regional trail that circles the entire san francisco bay. it's about 300 miles of it are done of a planned 500-mile loop. for this project really fits perfectly with our vision to improve access to the san francisco bay and to the california coast, to restore wetland throughout the state and complete the trail in the bay area and i want to thank a fe
adds that rating services such as standard & poor's are already noting california's new income and viewing its financial outlook favorably. >> now the passage of both proposition 30 and san francisco's proposition a provides sorely needed funds to san francisco city college as well. prop 30 narrowly passed and measure a received more than 60% of the vote. but the school is in such dire straits that long-term problems will still taunt administrators for a while. nbc's barry santiago is at city college with more. this is a long time in the making, arturo. >> it is, jessica, but the good news is city college will not have to cut its entire summer session, spring classes or even declare bankruptcy. but even the people who run the school will tell you they are far from being out of the woods financially. san francisco city college was facing imminent financial disaster. it faced bankruptcy and loss of its accreditation. but the passage of proposition a and proposition 30, along with changes in the way the college operates, is keeping the school on life support. it still has major pr
. >> thank you so much. election night is huge for california schools and for state democrats as well. voter as proved the school plan, prop 30 providing school funding through a small increase increase for richest californians. the governor said it's passing was key to the health of the state. >> we joined together as californians first in a resounding victory for education and fiscal integrity. >> california voters elected enough democrats that the party now has a super majority. that means democrats have the two-thirds vote necessary to raise taxes if they want to. but our political analyst tells us that is still unlikely that some testimonies will be likely to vote for higher taxs.. >> if they want to let the voters decide on taxing measures or spending measure that's probably the way they're going to go. i doubt whether they votes to pass taxes within their own ranks. >> the governor said he'll help make sure legislature does not overindulge. >> within hours of prop 30 passing the california state university system made a major announcement giving stud yengts something they were not exp
dijeron este podria haberse dado... roll open cesar ---los habitantes del estado de california y la bahia se despertaron hoy a una nueva realidad tras la historica eleccion de ayer... blanca ---continuamos nuestra cobertura especial en equipo con las reacciones y resultados del proceso democrtico. take 3 box ---jaime peluffo , nos hablara sobre algunas sorpresas que se dieron ayer en el sur de la bahia y que afectarn a miles de trabajadores. stop open roll cobertura open take 2 box ------pero comenzamos con pilar niÑo quien nos habla de 2 de las proposiciones que fueron aprobadas por el electorado en california y que literalmente cambiarn vidas.... pilar. ;01 0;42 1;30 1;37 1;56 ; asi es nos encontramos aqui al interior de la prision de san quintin, donde algunos pensaban que iban a pasar gran parte de su vida pero que ahora podrian ver la libertad mucho mas pronto llore, grite increible dice ruben fue la emocion...anoche se desvelo esperando los resultados de la proposicion 36, que fue aprobada y hoy no se cansaba de celebrar...est a permitira que se revisen las sentencias de algunos pr
, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well voter turn out here in california was a lot lower than four years ago. 59% of voters in california passed their ballots this year. back in 2008, the number was over 70% and it was just over half of 70% of registered voters turn out for the election. >>> the protests will mark the one year anniversary of occupied cal which caused clashes between students and campus police. the passage of proposition 30 should be used to lower the situation. >>> the sound of earthquakes have been eliminated and the defending champion came to town last night. the bay beat the quakes final score 3-1 and robby scored 2 goals. the galaxy came onto the western conference finals in salt lake. san jose season is over now and then there is buster posey, the giant's catcher knocked him into the favorite as the most valuable player. yesterday, buster was named a finalist. he is joined by chase headley, and andrew mccutchen. they will announce the new mvp thursday. >> i am thinking buster. >> i hope so, congratulations to him. that is nice. >>> i am keeping an eye on the bart sy
and we are at this time in discussion with the california attorney general to determine what the best path is going to be. for us to take.ç >> we reached ilam's attorney by phone tonight who claims it's clear it was a violation. >> we're repeatedly askedç for legal advice, asked for an attorney, despite the fact that the officers were telling him that you would go home in a day. >> to this day, carl lewis still dent know why elarms would kill her son, someone elarms once called a friend. she's hoping a trial will give her an answer. >> it's been very hard onç me because david was my on son, my only child, you know.ç elrarms is still in jail tonight. the district attorney's office says it should know by next tuesday if it will refile the murder charge or repeal the judge's decision.ç >> thank you, george. the airport shut down. copsç investigating a suspicio package found inside a car. this is what we know. police are making a routine strafic stop near the matrix casino. they searched the car,ound a package and called the bomb squad. place say the traffic will be shut down
of that moisture up towards northern california right here just about to work its way slowly down to the south. as that moves in i think the chances of rain will increase especially toward the middle and later part of the day. temperatures chilly in spots right now. 48 in santa rosa, 48 napa, 54 san jose, 53 san francisco. i think as we look toward the afternoon today, yesterday we had some highs in the 60s and the 70s. today how about this? boy, have we cooled down since the beginning of the week when we had some 80s. we're going to be struggling to get into the low 60s by this afternoon. >> thank you, lawrence. >>> outside right now, things look good on 101. we sent our photographer towards the south bay. this is a live look at 101 at trimble. headlights, taillights, no matter which way you're going, northbound or southbound 101 it's an easy ride. bay bridge toll plaza, no metering lights, no major delays, no major roadwork all across the upper deck heading into s you will find roadwork on the golden gate bridge. only one lane open southbound 101. you can see though conditions are very quiet
bargain to buy in november. invested in the california proposition fight, just thik about the folks who bankrold those campaigns. we're not just talking 25, 50, or 100 >> if you think you have something invested in the proposition fight, think of the campaigns that bankrolled those campaigns. we look at the winners and losers who wagered millions. >> this should be the beginning of a new chapter. >> reporter: it comes down to dollars, l.a. attorney molly monger is the biggest loser. she spent $44.1 million of her own money on proposition 38, a tax measure for schools, it failed. her brother, stanford physicist spent also to support the unsuccessful proposition 32, which would have restricted union money in politics. >> it's common for wealthy individuals to spend a lot of money to influence initiatives. >> reporter: daniel newman is co-founder which tracks political spending. >> we've seen four individuals that have donated more than $15 million. >> reporter: insurance executive george joseph spent $16.9 million on proposition 33, a failed effort to change insurance laws. but there were
am proud to say that this is the ninth summit. we take on issues like closing the california youth authority. and we in the confinement of youth -- young children in -- and the prisoner re-entry program and abolishing the death penalty. we take on three critical issues. the first panel has a riveting discussion about gangs. and reducing gang violence. on our panel are former gang members, gang intervention workers, police, public defenders, and researchers. we talk about strategies to reduce gang violence. i will introduce the keynote speaker in a moment. the second panel is a cutting edge -- cutting edge discussion about the relationship between the human brain and criminal behavior. we have top experts from all parts of the country to talk about what the brain research shows. that is the key to understanding how human beings behave, and why they may commit acts of violence. the afternoon's panel will have a debate about a proposed law that would reduce felony drug possession crimes to a misdemeanor. this is what 13 states have done. we not only bring these issues to the forefront
importance to the state of california and to the nation. of course we have the opportunity to yet again lead the way here in california. we're offering a bill this year, s.b.-1506 which would redefine the crime of simple possession of a drug from felony to misdemeanor. there are 13 other states, and the federal government which already do this and in the 13 other states, we have the data that shows that we get better results, better outcomes, meaning safer communities, and surprisingly the states include not only the large eastern states of pennsylvania and new york, but also states like mississippi, south carolina, west virginia, wyoming, iowa, all of which use this mid deem charge rather than felony. and what we find in these 13 other states is that there are higher rates of drug treatment participation, lower rates of drug use, and even slightly lower rates of violent and property crime. so again, we can prove we can have safer communities. and then of course there are the unintended consequences of a felony conviction. consequences that really can cause great damage to a young life for m
fees at california state universities. rallies being held around the state including san francisco state, san jose state and cal state east bay. the students say proposed new fees by csu trustees will punish students who take longer to graduate. >>> and administrators at city college of san francisco say that the passage of two measure by voters this week will help with the school's financial situation but they are not out of the woods yet. city college benefits financially from the passing of state proposition 30 which prevents further cuts to community colleges and from proposition a, that's a parcel tax to generate revenue for city college. the school has been threatened with looses it's accredit arc tion. >> we are following developing news in the east bay. traffic is heavy near the newest outlet mall. this is a live picture from news chopper 2. this is interstate 580 in livermore. most likely i'm guessing eastbound since that would be the direction from the main -- from the east bay toward the mall. there is an accident at the off ramp right near the outlet, those are the bra
and made it possible for this to be watched all over northern california. all right. are you ready now? we can really get it started. [cheers and applause] . i said are you ready? [cheers and applause] it is my pleasure now to introduce two members of the best broadcast team in baseball. please welcome dave fleming and john miller. >> now, all along the parade route this song that echoed through the ballpark and my broadcast partner on the radio dave fleming somehow has involuntary reaction to it. a lot of people think he's so into it. whenever the music comes on he can't contain himself. it's not even that and i'm going to show you it right now. >> i'm not sure where you're going with this john. >> it's uncontrollable for him so he's not really into even the thought of it but i want to show you what really happens. we seen him do it so many times in the ballpark. along the parade route they were pleading for him to do it. >> i don't know. >> so really -- now keep your eyes on dave. watch what happens when i say "oh gangom style". >> john, can do it with me too. >> okay, okay. i ca
on the fight here in california to bring to the california medical association and ultimately to the nation the san francisco model and how we were going to care for our people here in san francisco. there was not going to be discrimination. there was going to be full access to all care that our citizens and our residents needed here, whatever the problem was. and we were going to fight aids. i've been privileged over these last 20 some odd years to also being able to assist with the city's policies and regards to being a member of the health commission. and i am so proud that today we're seeing the culmination of research facilities that as mayor lee has pointed out will become part of our world class innovation for san francisco. so, coming from trying to serve individuals who had aids all the way to the final answer, as i heard dr. bookbinder tell us that the health commission was on the verge of what i hope was in this building we're going to be able to do, we from the health commission are extremely proud that our city has been able to be at the forefront on a national and world level.
to the region . please warn there could be the first to open in california in more than 10 years and i hope my 13-year-old is not going to see this because she is going to want to go out there. >>> 4:37 let's take a quick look at traffic, good morning, sal. >>> we are doing well around the bay area, a little windy and cold out there, we will address that in just a moment and we will look at the commute on 80 westbound and it looks good as you head out to the mcarthur maze. 880 westbound, no major problems coming into the city and no problems getting onto the bridge and if you are driving on san jose freeways, northbound 885, we are off to a good start, here is mark. >>> temperatures are cooling off, so our weather pattern continues to change, transitioning to a wet weather pattern, you can see some showers and it will be spreading to the south as we move to the early part of the afternoon. temperature and fran 83 and oakland airport has a wind gusts up to 35 this cold weather system will continue to cool things often mainly into the lower 50s and returning to the bay area today we do bring in
into their rooms, everything is clear. a lot of emergency vehicles still out here, california disaster, medical support, police and fire from all over the central and northern san mateo county still on the scene out here but it is going to be returning to normal quickly we are told the boiler that was causing the carbon monoxide to leak has been isolated and shutdown going to be back to normal soon. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> good news it is all clear, everybody back in. >>> time for a check on the weather forecast. it was chilly outside for those folks who had to evacuate. >> if you think it is chilly now wait until this afternoon. >>> not much of an uptick in temperatures today. good morning, 5:02. several -- not picking up anything in the bay area, eureka doppler dialed in you can see rain even moderate rain with yellows that's the showers from crescent city tour rica. all this is going to slide south along the coast, hit us in the morning in the north to afternoon in the south bay be prepared for wet weather and blustery conditions even if it is not showering in your neighborhood yet m
in california is the emergence of a one party system with the resistance from on the side voters who are members of neither party and a governor who says i'm going to have to put the foot down if they start spending again like in the past. >> republicans have some rebuilding to do. phil matier in sacramento, thank you. >>> well, it's a changing of the guard in the east bay. an up-and-coming democrat is replacing the longest serving congressman from california. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on how the up start pulled off the upset. ann. >> reporter: eric swalwell had an opportunity to unseat this long term incumbent when california changed its primary process and after knocking on 100,000 doors his campaign is claiming victory. it's a symbolic cleaning of the house, cleaning up after election night and starting fresh after a 40-year congressional reign by pete stark. >> there was a real craving for change and a craving for responsiveness for someone though would show up, be accessible, listen and have an open mind. >> reporter: but change isn't coming by way of party because eric swalwell is als
mayoría en california , lo significaria que podrían aumentar impuestos, por primera vez el partido en el poder tienen la mayoría de un tercio, necesitaban lois escaños para tener 54 puestos . >> en california varias propuestas estuvieron en juego , la proposición buscaba aprobar la tercera es la vencida y así lo fue . >> un analista nos explica el significado de esta aprobacion . >> si una personas roba algo pequeño en un restaurante y era sentenciado a 25 años de cárcel . >> mientras tanto la proposición 35 recibió un enorme apoyo, de modo que se endurecerán los castigos contra personas que trafican humanos . >> deben ser sometidos al esctrutinio público, las sentencias aumentan . >> por otra parte la proposición 34 buscsaba abolir la pena de muerte y fue derrotada (información en pantalla) . >> los votantes demostraron que realmente considera que la pena que se debe aplicar debe ser la condena a muerte en aquellos casos que sea realmente vio0lento . >> más adelante continuamos con esta cobertuyra y veremos qué tan decisivo es el voto hispano . (♪). >> guatemala está e
required some strong leadership because it was shortly after the 101 california shootings that we realized very clearly different agencies within the city had to speak more deliberately with each other, had to have systems and communications and culture built around much more collaboration, particularly with communication. well, that spawned this particular building, and its housing of not only the emergency management, but its physical location of our 911 emergency dispatch system which is right upstairs, and that was started on and under the leadership of admiral bit dlf off. it was concluded very well. he then went on to what i say was parallel to me because i thought i was having the best job of my life of purchaser and we all got a different call and he went to the school district and we had fun with the most difficult assignments we could get, and if you ever work with the school district, and i know the school district is here it's a hard job, but it's one that he focused on with respect to their assets, their property, their role in emergency management and has faithfully well r
are part of this drill, yes. then in the state of california 9.3, from los angeles, san diego, san francisco, all participating in this earthquake drill. that is pretty big large numbers of people that are joining all of you. don't you feel special? yeah, everybody is doing this. i have to my left and right are really important department heads. our chief of police is to my left. he is participating and has a lot of staff to support this effort. we have our fire chief. did you know? you reading from the book, grace for president, she is our female chief of our fire department. to her right is rob, the head department of our department of emergency management. one of the most important departments that's working with police and fire and connected up with the whole state with our school system, school board, principals and students to organize and make sure we are prepared for the next earthquake or emergency. this is why we have the great california shakeup drill. this is why we are doing it all over the state. we have to be a little better prepared. how many of you think that you'r
in california state university system are getting a refund thanks to voter approval of prop 30. the measure rolls back all of this year's fee increases. many students will get back $249 the end of the month in the form of a direct deposit. other campuses are crediting students next semester. >>> defense attorneys around the state are preparing to ask judges for reduced sentences for thousands serving life sentences in prison for relatively minor crimes. it follows the passing of prop 36 tuesday which revises california's three strikes law. up to 3,000 could be apply to be released or receive a shorter sentence. public defenders say it could take up to two years for courts to revisit old sentences. prop 36 was passed with 69% of support. >>> in 20 minutes -- [ unintelligible ] caltrans shutdown highway 13 between broadway terrace and moraga avenue out of concern today's storm might trigger a rock slide. crews installed large rocks to prevent smaller rocks above from falling on to the highway. they have put up settlement barriers along the showed -- put up cement barriers along the shoulder.
, celebrating san francisco. opera iit is often said that as goes san francisco, goes california. as those california, so goes the rest of the country. i want to thank the awardees tonight and all of our civil servants when you are helping us how to figure out how to better manage our parks, r-texas, to figure out how we deliver our water. we are setting in example truly to the rest of the world. i want to thank spur. i know that the best ideas in city government do not come from the politicians. they come from all of you. i want to thank spur for helping to convene not just the smartest people in san francisco, but the smartest people from around the world to help us figure out how to innovate. it is my honor to introduce the first award thee of this evenin. this is a very unique award. this is the lifetime achievement award. mfac has to select one individual out of 26,000 who best exemplifies what service is to our city. when i was first elected to office, i asked a lot of people, literally hundreds of people, who is the smartest person in government. with all due respect to the other sm
of the criminal rampage that began in irvine, california. he used a firearm to rob to banks in southern california, of threatening to shoot the tellers if they did not comply. gave no consideration to anyone who got in the way of his criminal ambition or effort to escape. as a direct result of his disregard for anyone who might come in to counter with his criminal endeavors, and as well as san francisco police officer lives were jeopardized. the suspect complete disregard for the public put a great risk any person who might inadvertently cross his path, should he escape from the park. searchers got ryan, rubin reyes recognize the danger. even when faced with serious bodily injury or death, these officers remain steadfast and determined to protect not only themselves and one another, but the public at large from the disregard of the fleeing fugitive. sir john ryan, officer lou andrelieu and reyes , when confd with a violent situation, they responded with no were the bravery and poise. they were fully responsible to the danger, but to the rapidly- devolving life-threatening circumstances that unfold
to celebrate today than just shopping. >> the first outlet center opening in california since 2001. better yet, it is only one of five in the whole united states to open this year. >> reporter: some say the opening of the paragon outlet mall in livermore is more concrete evidence that the economy is coming back and can support a huge mall. look at the line at starbucks one hour before the mall opened with >> brand new outlet store in the bay area we live in tracy we don't have many things close by. we have been waiting and anticipating for in mall to open. >> reporter: predictions are traffic on the 580 will be clogged throughout the grand opening weekend. mall executives have made plans to try and accommodate the crowd. >> we've created auxillary parking lots. we know there's a lot of excitement, we want to minimize the impact on 580. >> reporter: the mall has 130 stores and restaurants, all big brands, we did find one family owned walnut creek business among all these big names. the owner is excited and a little nervous about the number of shoppers here in the big leagues. >> they tell me 14
on the california puv, suggestions for items to be discussed at the last meeting. >> our executive officer nancy miller. >> yes nancy miller through the chairs. we have waiting for sf puc staff. >> shall we come back to this item? >> why don't we do that and see if anyone shows up. >> commissioner schmeltzer. >> i believe maises hale will be in shortly. >> if there is no objection let's move to item four. >> item four is studies on the voting process and for local offices in the city and county of san francisco. >> thank you. if we could now any mr. fried for a report. >> sure. jason fried and we asked some changes made to the report. they sat down with myself and chair campos so they were invited to what they felt were suggestive edits to the report that they felt needed to make the report better. that report is in your packet and you can review it if you choose to make the changes. i wanted to mention because we rarely get communications from outside folks. we did get a comiewgz from cory cook and we got it late yesterday so if you have any questions on it i will be more than happy to t
just shopping. >> the first outlet center opening in california since 2001. better yet, it is only one of five in the whole united states to open this year. >> reporter: some say the opening of the paragon outlet mall in livermore is more concrete evidence that the economy is coming back and can support a huge mall. look at the line at starbucks one hour before the mall opened with >> brand new outlet store in the bay area we live in tracy we don't have many things close by. we have been waiting and anticipating for in mall to open. >> reporter: predictions are traffic on the 580 will be clogged throughout the grand opening weekend. mall executives have made plans to try and accommodate the crowd. >> we've created auxillary parking lots. we know there's a lot of excitement, we want to minimize the impact on 580. >> reporter: the mall has 130 stores and restaurants, all big brands, we did find one family owned walnut creek these big names. the owner is excited and a little nervous about the number of shoppers here in the big leagues. >> they tell me 140,000, i have no concept what that
of this tomorrow. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening, i'm eliot spitzer, and san francisco, california, and this is "viewpoint." this is a scene we've witnessed before and one we'll watch for four more years after a tumultuous campaign and one long night, the president along with his wife and daughter returned home to the white house this evening. the power of the presidency is making itself felt in other parts of dc where a fear of possible economic collapse is a recurring theme. speaker of the house john boehner seem interested in a compromise with democrats that could keep the country from plunging off the so-called fiscal cliff. while florida is still official officially too close to call even without its 29 collect 29 electoral college votes mr. obama won with a hefty 303 electoral votes but a mere 53% of the popular votes begging the question, was it a mandate or a draw. the president promised to reach out to leaders of both parties. speaker boehner appeared to be ready to take him up on his offer with hundreds of billions in tax hikes that could tank the economy, boehner staked
and for california. >>> we're not going to see the $5.5 billion of cutbacks to k- 12. >>> reporter: educators however say there's still more to be done. >> it wasn't about piling a bunch of new money on schools saying we are going to make new investments. it was about stopping the cuts. >> reporter: and let's not forget, the state still faces a $32 billion wall of debt from past borrowing. >> you have to make sure over the next few years that we pay our bills we invest in the right programs but we don't have the latest spending binges like we did in the days where you had the dot-com boom. >> reporter: the other news out of the election, the first time since 1933 the ruling party in this case the democrats may have won enough seats in the legislature to pass taxes without any republican support. >> i certainly don't intend to suggest to my colleagues that the first thing we do with our new powers is to go out and seek to raise more taxes. >> reporter: still, the governor conceded that there could be pressure put on him to restore past cuts to health, welfare and education. >> i have always said the o
.6% now and 5.6 is much better than the rest of california's unemployment rate which is 10 pin 2%. -- 10-2%. >> there is a dramatic change coming in our weather pattern and spencer is tracking it. >> that is true. we're looking at showers, cold air and snow in the sierra. i'll have a look at live doppler 7-hd in a moment. >> dan: also ahead, one bay area county prepares to shutters its fire stations. and unusual development in this woman's lawsuit against her old school. they did not settle the suit but they did issue an apology. find out why. in san jose, voters improve an increase in the minimum wage. >> dan: the moraga school district is back-pedaling tonight. a u.c. swim coach is suing the district for covering up her claims of sexual abuse several years ago by two teachers. they say her own carelessness or negligence may have played a role in what happened. she said she is outraged by the district's defense and today they issued a statement apologizing to her for any xiety or distress it caused and directed its attorney to withdraw that line of defense in the case. >>> we're back to
. california was -- [laughter] >> that was humidity, right, getting off the plane for sure. we were well received. and, again, i'd like to comment on the port, jim and peter and willie, we worked as a team in the sense our common goal is to bring work to the port of san francisco, develop the brake, boat and bulk facilities that we have and that are still vital maritime docks that we could enhance. speaking to the shippers, they received us in a way that was quite interesting to me because, excuse me, they were surprised, quite surprised. and a lot of the vendors that were in the exhibit were quite surprised that labor was there, especially iowu labor. we're going to make it a point of continuing our proactiveness in encouraging work to this port and to the bay area because it's quite important for the middle class of this country to enhance it. i want to say, though, it was interesting in this social venue that was -- took place, some of the exchanges. some of the best deals or the best ways to communicate are at these because it breaks down -- it breaks it down for these guys instead o
was with also in richmond california to looking at the different levels of chemicals, diesel exhaust in richmond which you would expect to be very different, and she's going to help us see if we can build a study, so this was a great thing that you brought to our attention. >> i start to think about it over the years but especially working in an airport and now in an actively working diesel pump station. >> and it's not something you have any control over, and that's the same kind of fragmentation we're seeing at all levels, it's hard to make changes when jurisdictions move. >> but if i could get her contact information or something after the presentation, that would be great. >> okay, cool. >> i had two questions, one is you were just saying to use glass when you're cooking or microwave, what about -- i was told before that you could use plastic for the refrigerator or storage, are you saying avoid plastics all together for food storage, and then the second question is water bottles, say for instance i have a case of like costco water in my trunk that i just keep, is it the heat that's leechi
throughout northern california, a number of which are stated right here in san francisco and the city and county. and we want to just go on record as endorsing these changes. we urge the commission to approve and endorse these changes and recommend to the city and county board of supervisors that they adopt. >> all right, thank you very much. any other comments on this item? yes. >>> veronica [speaker not understood],. i just want to clarify one thing regarding the revision that it has been endorsed by the human rights commission advisory committee as well as the human rights commission, full commission. >> all right. duly noted. any other comments on this item? is there a motion? -- to reflect these changes? >> i'll move it. >> all right, commissioner moran. is there a second? >> second. >> all right. let's note that the management and labor came together on this motion. all those in favor signify by saying aye. i'm sorry, you want to speak to the motion? >> i do. thank you, president torres. i'm sensitive to the comments that we heard certainly from my brothers and sisters in the ca
already associated with that along the northern california coastline. temperatures chilly. you have winds blowing and cool numbers. upper 40s into the north bay valleys, 50s elsewhere. i think by the afternoon what a change from just earlier this week. these temperatures again will be dropping off. we had some 60s and low 70s yesterday. today we struggled to get into the low 60s. so about 13 degrees cooler even in livermore by this afternoon. we'll have more on your weather coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you. outside things are getting busy through the dublin interchange area. headlights that you see there, that's westbound 580 traffic and we just checked the drive times, 14 minutes now between the altamont pass and pleasanton. word from bart of major delays. this is at the south san francisco station. there are some equipment problems on the tracks so it's in all directions from the south san francisco stop. right now it seems like traffic or bart trains heading into the city if that's where you're heading this morning, those are on time. ace train number one n
before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal with looming tax increases and massive budget cuts that kick in at the end of this year. both sides are calling for compromise but not saying how they will get there. >> i want everyone to understand he can't push us around. we want to work together. >> after years of punting on the major fiscal challenges that we face, 2013 is gonna be different. >> reporter: president obama has no public events today
no indication yet from the california highway patrol when they will get this crash cleared. >> we have rain on the way of but you would not looking outside. a crystal clear start to the morning the chilly out there and we will see an increasing cloud cover this afternoon and you'll certainly need an umbrella. tomorrow we have the possibility for scattered showers into the morning hours with dryer by the afternoon. overall dry conditions into the weekend the temperatures are still unseasonably cool. satellite and radar we're tracking the rainy can see is pushing his way out of eureka and and the ride in the bay area. how lucky to the tiny with future cast four coming up in just a bit. >> new this morning and hotel in burlingame. everyone is back in this morning by the people that stayed there had to get out early in the morning because of a carbon monoxide leak. the san mateo county fire department showed up to handle this at and so boulevard in burlingame. one person did have to go to hospital with what they believe was the of to poisoning. will tran is live on the scene and he will have mo
two incidents that occurred in irvine, california. an armed white male suspects driving a gray bmw had committed to armed bank robberies. the suspect had already proven himself dangerous and desperate when he attempted to run down responding deputy sheriffs in order to effectively escape from one of the bank robberies. using the gps, the getaway car was located in our city at one of this the park. -- beuna vista park. the suspects gray bmw was found precisely with gps. the car was legally parked and unattended. the robbery abatement team maintain surveillance of the -- of the vehicle for hours, but no signs of activity. park station please -- plain clothes officer under the direction of sergeant scott ryan and robert lieu adnd reyes observed. they noticed until lights were on and the sun roof was opened. officer lew quickly executed a u-turn and confirmed it was occupied by the suspect. officers immediately got out of the car, drew their weapons and began giving verbal commands. they identified themselves, told a suspect he was under arrest and ordered them to surrender. the officers i
california's new income and viewing its financial outlook favorably. >>> long-time east bay congressman pete stark conceded his race for reelection today to a political newcomer and fellow democrat almost 50 years younger than him. 80-year-old stark lost to dublin city councilman and prosecutor eric swalwell who is just 31 years old. swalwell says he will help end gridlock in washington. he says it won't be easy, but his youth and optimism will hill. >> the 113th congress will be the youngest, most inexperienced congress in the history of congress. and i see that not as a liability, but as an opportunity. >> swalwell turns 32 next week and will be the second youngest member after 31-year-old aaron schock of illinois. congressman stark, who was first elected in 1972, did not grant any interviews today and left a campaign event last night without talking to any reporters. he did however issue a statement that reads it has been my honor to serve the female of the east bay for the last 40 years. i congratulate mr. swalwell on his victory. i am happy to be of assistance in the future. >>> this ne
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